South Norwood Community Festival unveils week’s events

The South Norwood Community Festival 2016 runs from July 2 to the grand finale in South Norwood Recreation Ground on Sunday, July 10.

SNCF logo South NorwoodThe Festival is a free family event, with its activities staged within a few minute’s walk from Norwood Junction station.

Organised for the community by volunteers, it helps local charities to raise money at a festival which includes a fun fair, music of all kinds, food of every description, and a varied programme of events.

Among the music acts lined up to play are Ruby Red, Ten Tonne Ska, Random Acts, Rock Pixies and Stone Blind performing, along with another dozen or so bands on the main stage.

There is also a kids zone, performance area, arts and crafts stalls, a wide variety of food stands and, of course, a beer tent.

All the fun of the fair: the SNCF finale party on July 10 includes a live music stage, dozens of stalls, and a fun fair

All the fun of the fair: the SNCF finale party on July 10 includes a live music stage, dozens of stalls, and a fun fair

The week’s schedule of events includes:

Sat July 2 – 11am-9pm
Live music on Station Road outside Yeha Noha Cafe

Tue July 5 – 7pm
Edge Ensemble @ SNCC, 10 South Norwood Hill

Wed July 6 – 8pm
Stanley’s Film Club @ Stanley Halls, 12 South Norwood Hill.

Thu July 7 – Organised by Croydon Comedy Festival
Holly Burn + Eleanor Tiernan – £6.50 adv. (£8 on the door)
The Gold Coast, Portland Road

Fri July 8 – Organised by South London Jazz and Blues Club
Jazz and Blues Queens: Jenny Green, Shireen Francis and Gill Manly sing songs made popular by Aretha, Nina, Ella, Billie, Etta and many more. Tickets £5.
Yeha Noha, Station Road

Sat July 9 – 10am-3pm
Clocktower Market, Station Road, South Norwood.

Sat July 9 – 10am-9pm – Organised by The Streets
Live music in the High Street and on Station Road

Sat July 9 – 8-10:30pm
Famous Last Words @ SNCC, 10 South Norwood Hill.

Sun July 10 – 11am-7pm – Finale Party in the Park

For further details about the South Norwood Community Festival, visit its website here

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